• Pigeons

    30 Dec 2015
    Pigeons

    Scientific Name Pigeons: Columba livia Appearance Pigeons are very recognisable birds - they are large at around 29-36cm in length, short legs and plump bodies. Their beak is quite short and they are re-known for their compact plumage.  Colours vary with differing patterns (some quite beautiful) with varying degrees of grey.   Habitat Pigeons live where human live. In the 'wild' they have become[...]

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    Scientific Name Acridotheres tristis Appearance The Indian (Common) Myna has a yellow bill, legs and a distinctive yellow eye patch.  It has a black head and when in flight displays white patches on it's wings.  Often confused with the native Australian Noisy Myna (which has similar yellow markings but is almost completely grey) the Indian Myna is 23-28cm long. Habitat The Indian Myna is found [...]

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